Mei Mei Chu

Recent and archived articles by Mei Mei Chu

20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

No dodging pushy relatives

PETALING JAYA: “When are you going to get married?”, “How much are you making now?”

Looking on the bright side: Both Veean (left) and Lee remain upbeat about Chinese New Year as it is when they get to spend some time with their family.
18 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

All out to check plastic waste crisis

KLANG: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry is stepping up efforts to mitigate Malaysia’s plastic waste crisis.

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17 Jan 2019 | 8:48 PM

Johan Setia to get tube well to address decade-long peat fire issue

KLANG: A tube well will be built as part of the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry's efforts to combat the decade-long peat fire issue in Johan Setia here.

16 Jan 2019 | 3:14 PM

Malaysian ultramarathon runner's photo series wins prize at Tokyo Foto Awards

PETALING JAYA: An Ipoh-born photographer has won the bronze prize at the 2018 Tokyo Foto Awards for a photo series two years in the making that combines his love for photography and ultramarathons.

16 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Textbook to be revised after outrage

PETALING JAYA: An immediate revision has been ordered on a Year Three textbook critics say told girls they would be ostracised and bring disrepute to their families if they did not protect their modesty.

15 Jan 2019 | 6:04 PM

NGOs: Year Three textbook should teach boys and girls respect and consent, not victim-blaming

PETALING JAYA: "Appalled", "horrified" and "absolutely inappropriate" – that is how women and children's non-governmental groups are describing the Year Three Pendidikan Jasmani dan Kesihatan (Physical and Health Education) textbook that is said to be teaching boys and girls victim-blaming in sexual harassment incidents.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Think before you post comments’

PETALING JAYA: All it took was one viral Facebook post for Fiona’s (not her real name) life to turn upside down.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Inculcate online etiquette early on, say academicians

PETALING JAYA: Educationists are advising parents and teachers worried about their children’s behaviour online not to wait for the Education Ministry to formally introduce social media etiquette in schools.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Be careful about what you say online, public urged

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians should be careful about what they post on the Internet, especially social media, says Bukit Aman Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department director Comm Datuk Seri Rosli Ab Rahman.

8 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Smokers adapting to ban

PETALING JAYA: After a long day at work, Tan Kin Wai loves to unwind in his neighbourhood bar with a pint of stout – and cigarette in hand.

Segregated: Customers having a puff with their drinks outside the Lucky Tora bar in Bukit Bintang.